Child tax credit

Having a baby on a low income

Having a baby on a low income

When you are living on a budget, it can be difficult providing for yourself, never mind a baby. While we’d all like to wait until we are financially secure before we have children, that isn’t always the way it works out. Having a baby on a a low income maybe more difficult but there are

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Benefits and support systems for ex armed forces

Benefits and support systems for ex armed forces

Stepping outside the bubble of service life can be daunting, especially if it’s all you’ve ever known. But the path back to Civvy Street can be smoothed with a little help from the benefits and support systems for ex armed forces that operate across the UK. Certain key provisions exist to help those leaving the

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Financial help fo single parents

Financial help for single parents

If you’re a single parent you don’t have to struggle financially. Depending on your personal circumstances, there is a variety of financial help for single parents. It’s important to check your entitlement if your circumstances change, as you may be eligible for more than you realise. Income Support If you’re not available to work due

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tax credits

Tax Credits Deadlines – Don’t miss out!

Juggling a demanding job with a busy family life, it’s no wonder that many working mums and dads are simply too busy to check what they’re entitled to from the Government, but you could be eligible for more than you think. There are millions of pounds in potential Child Tax Credits unclaimed in the UK

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benefit help for single working parents

Benefit help for single working parents

As a single working parent, it is helpful to know that there are benefits available to help you. Some benefits are designed specifically for single working parents, but there are also benefits that can also be accessed by others too. It is important to remember that as your financial and family circumstances change, so may

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managing your money more efficiently

How to budget on a low income

When cash is tight it’s important to keep an eye on your budget. Careful organisation is required to avoid getting into debt and there are a few easy steps on how to budget on a low income and  keep your bank balance in the black. Own your Budget Watching the Chancellor deliver his budget every

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